The State Museum in
Kohima showcases a rare collection of articles of different tribes which refer
to the history and traditions of the Nagas.
Located in the heart
of Kohima, the emporium sells a variety of Naga art and handicraft items.
The zoo in Kohima
has some rare species of animals and birds, including the rare Blythe's
Embedded in stories
of bravery and gallantry, is the village of Khonoma (10 km from Kohima). The Khonoma gate sings the tragedy of British infiltration into Naga Hills.
The Dzukou Valley lies
to the south of Kohima at a distance of 30 km and at an attitude of 2438 m.
Nature seems to be in her best mood, smiling, as shown by the tons of fully
bloomed flowers including Lilies (white and yellow). This is one of the
best trekking spots in the north-eastern region.
An ideal place for trekking and scaling Japfu is located at an altitude of 3,048 m above sea level and it provides a fabulous
views of Kohima.
Zunheboto, located 160 and 150 kms respectively from Kohima, are picturesque
towns, worth a visit. Mokokchung is a major cultural centre of the Ao Nagas.
Dimapur is a major commercial centre of Nagaland.
Housing the only airport in the state, it is connected with the neighbouring
states by National Highway No. 39. The residual works of the ancient
Kachari Kingdom is seen at the heart of the city. Just 5 km away on the
Dimapur-Kohima Road is Ruzaphema, where number of bazaars offering splendid
The Shilloi lake or Lachem lake lies on the foot of
the hills running along the Myanmar border in Phek district of Nagaland.
Situated at an altitude of 1250 m, it is in the
district of Wokha, which is 80 km form Kohima. It is an ideal place for rock
Located at a distance of 43 km from Dimapur, this
place with the river Doyang flowing nearby is an ideal spot for rafting,
angling, and picnics.
One of the only few remaining virgin forests left
in the Zunheboto districts, it is a place of immaculate beauty. This place is
the natural habitat of the Blythe's Tragopan, a rare bird on the verge of
extinction. With evergreen forests of rare varieties all over the hills, it is
an ideal place for outdoor camping and trekking.
The Fakim Sanctuary close to
the Myanmar border receives high rainfall and is home to tigers and hoolock
gibbons, and the tragopan pheasant. The Pulie Badze Sanctuary also lies
Located at a distance of 8 km
from the Zunheboto district headquarters, Ghosu Bird Sanctuary is
maintained solely by the village community. It houses more than twenty species
of endangered birds. Migratory birds can be sighted from June to September.
Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a
distance of 37 km from Dimapur, this sanctuary has some rare species of birds.